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The Planetary Society's Bruce Betts provides an overview of the Shoemaker NEO grant program, and we meet two dedicated grant recipients.
We're live at the Pacific Astronomy and Telescope Show, with JPL astrodynamicist Steve Chesley and Planetary Society Director of Projects Bruce Betts. Steve and Bruce reveal the exciting OSIRIS REx mission to an asteroid and then back to Earth with a precious soil sample. Enter the contest to name the asteroid! Bill Nye and Emily Lakdawalla check in, and one listener will win a Celestron FirstScope telescope.
The Director of the Center for SETI Research is thrilled to have the Allen Telescope Array back in the hunt for extraterrestrial intelligence. She also tells us about SETILive.
The SpaceUp Unconference and A Free Online Astronomy Class
New Mexico Cave Adventure With Penny Boston and the First International Planetary Caves Workshop
Atlantis: Space Shuttle Launch Party
Microrovers Exploring With Bruce Betts
Talking With Mary Roach, Author of Packing for Mars
PlanRad goes before a live audience to talk rockets with Bill Nye, Jeff Richichi of SpaceX, and JPL pioneer James Burke.
Former JPL Director Bruce Murray on the Persistence and Importance of Water Ice
Lunar Smackdown! Special LCROSS Impact Coverage
The Meaning of LIFE
A Conversation with Elon Musk of SpaceX
Longtime partner Ann Druyan is proud of NASA's new Carl Sagan Fellowships. Bill Nye has a tribute for his old professor.
Saving the Planet: The Apophis Mission Design Competition
MESSENGER Reveals Mercury
A Very Good Year: Looking Back at 2007
To Phobos and Back
Cosmos 1: Solar Sail Special Report
Solar Sail Countdown